Dual-Spindle Vertical Turning Center Cuts Chip-to-Chip Times
The VL2 P vertical turning center from Emag uses two spindles working in pendular mode to complete-machine workpieces as large as 100 mm in diameter in two setups.
The turning center’s base is cast in Mineralit, a polymer concrete that is said to offer better vibration damping than grey cast iron. Decreased vibration leads to a better surface finish and increases tool life, the company says.
Editor PickSliding Headstock Lathes Feature Low-Frequency Vibration
Eastec 2017: Marubeni’s Citizen Cincom L20 sliding headstock lathes are now available with Low Frequency Vibration (LFV).